Can I Use My Phone at a Dinner Party?
Slate's new digital-manners show tackles smartphone etiquette.
Posted Tuesday, May 3, 2011, at 1:44 PM
In this week's episode of Manners for the Digital Age, Farhad Manjoo and Emily Yoffe debate the question, "Is it rude to whip out the smartphone during a dinner party?"
For more information about this new series, read our introductory article.
Farhad Manjoo is Slate's technology columnist and the author of True Enough: Learning To Live in a Post-Fact Society. You can email him at firstname.lastname@example.org and follow him on Twitter.
Emily Yoffe is a regular Slate contributor. She writes the Dear Prudence and Human Guinea Pig columns. You can send Dear Prudence questions for publication to email@example.com. (Questions may be edited.) Subscribe to Emily Yoffe's Facebook page.